Jerrel Jernigan

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Jerrel Jernigan
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-14) June 14, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Midway, Alabama
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Eufaula (AL)
College: Troy
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2014
Receptions: 38
Receiving Yards: 391
Receiving TDs: 2
Stats at

Jerrel Marquis Jernigan (born June 14, 1989) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Troy.

Professional career[edit]


He was considered one of the best wide receiver prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft. He was a starter all four years for the Trojans. Jernigan's body frame and playing style was compared to the likes of DeSean Jackson and Steve Smith.[1]

New York Giants[edit]

Jernigan was drafted by the New York Giants 83rd overall in the 2011 NFL Draft.


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